Le Grand-Celland tourism and travel guide

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Le Grand-Celland is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Grand-Celland in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 24 km and Vire at 28 km.

Le Grand-Celland, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Heritage Site at 24 km (direction west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide


at 37 km (direction south), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 45 km (direction north-west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th...

See Coutances guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to...

See Combourg guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Grand-Celland


Markets in and near Le Grand-Celland

  • Brecey: market Friday (5km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (20km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (20km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (23km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Grand-Celland, France

What to do at Le Grand-Celland? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Grand-Celland.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (30km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)
  • Argences (41km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (18km)
  • Couesnon (25km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (30km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (32km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)
  • Source - Couesnon (42km)
  • Chausey (48km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (36km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (42km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (48km)

Geography and distances

Le Grand-Celland is in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Grand-Celland is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Grand-Celland

Canton: Brécey

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50370

Distance to Le Grand-Celland

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 333 km

from Nice: 853 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Le Grand-Celland from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brecey, Cuves, La Chapelle-Uree, La Gohanniere, Le Mesnil-Ozenne, Le Petit-Celland, Les Cheris, Les Cresnays, Marcilly, Reffuveille, Saint-Ovin and Vernix.

This page in French: Visiter Le Grand-Celland